IDW Publishing: Borderlands, Popeye & More

Here are this weeks digital comics available from IDW this week:


Borderlands: Origins #1

Borderlands: Origins #1 (of 4) – Also available digitally!

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Mikey Neumann  (w) • Augustin Padilla (a & c)
“Roland.” For the millions and millions of fans of the smash-hit video game BORDERLANDS, a lingering question exists: how did the Vault Hunters get on the bus with Marcus in the first place? Find out how Roland got on the bus with Mordecai, Lilith, and Brick in this exciting look at the soldiers of the Crimson Lance and what made him leave their ranks and search for the Vault. Surprises abound in the first part of a four-issue series chronicling where Borderlands began!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Ray Dillon variant cover!

Bullet points:
• Over 8 million copies of the Borderlands video game sold worldwide!
• Written by Mikey Neumann, writer of Borderlands, Aliens: Colonial Marines, and Brothers in Arms video games, as well as the novelist of The Returners!
• Comics contain all-new official canon Borderlands origin stories not seen anywhere else!
• Borderlands 2 video game releases to stores in September 2012 — game will include special Borderlands: Origins insert ad.

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Chasing the Dead #1

Chasing the Dead #1 (of 4) – Also available digitally!

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Matthew Scott, Tim Westland  (w) • Dietrich Smith (a & c)
A stranger has kidnapped Sue’s daughter, Lily. But he doesn’t want her money, only her suffering – and he will kill Lily if Sue doesn’t follow his every command. With detailed instructions, the faceless abductor leads Sue into a blinding snowstorm on the longest night of the year to a place she has not traveled to since childhood. The voice on the other end of her cell phone somehow knows Sue’s deepest, most chilling secret – an ominous incident from her past, buried long ago…

Chasing the Dead is a fast-paced, ferociously tense supernatural thriller from the twisted mind of Star Wars horror novelist Joe Schreiber (Red Harvest, Death Troopers).
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• Based on a novel by Joe Shrieber!

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Classic Popeye #4

Classic Popeye #4 – Also available digitally!

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Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c)
Is that a cool cover or WHAT?!? And the insides of this comical comic comic are every bit as awesome! The first story, “Dead Valley,” has plenty of Popeye’s twister-sock punches Old West Style. And the second story, “Gift from Uncle Ben,” features a fantastical and funny creature called a Zoop that will delight fans of the Jeep and the Wiffle Bird! Plus, three boffo one-eyed sailor one pagers–all by The World’s Greatest Popeye Cartoonist, Bud Sagendorf!
FC • 52 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• A perfect companion to the new Popeye series!
• Bud Sagendorf’s classic tales, lovingly restored!

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Star Trek/Dr Who #7

Star Trek TNG/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 #7 (of 8) – Also available digitally!

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Scott & David Tipton (w) • J.K. Woodward & Gordon Purcell (a) • Woodward (c)
The Doctor and his companions must travel into the past and navigate through one of the Federation’s most crushing defeats in order to prevent an even worse fate in the present!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Jenny Frison variant cover!

Bullet Points:
• Featuring fan-favorite villains the Borg and the Cybermen!
• Ask your retailer about the Jenny Frison (I, Vampire) incentive cover!

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G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero #184

G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero #184 – Also available digitally!

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Larry Hama (w) • S L Gallant  (a) • Ron Frenz and Sal Buscema (c)
Just as COBRA COMMANDER begins to settle into his new COBRA base on the west coast, trouble starts brewing. Destro and Baroness, Road Pig and Zarana, Darklon, Zartan: every one of them pursuing their own agenda and getting in COBRA COMMANDER’s way. Not to mention G.I. JOE following all their activities, waiting for the right time to step in. The stakes are raised in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero #184!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Variant Larry Hama sketch cover!

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Locke & Key: Omega #1

Locke & Key: Ω #1 (of 7) – Also available digitally!

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Joe Hill (w) • Gabriel Rodriguez (a & c)
A season of lies and murders has come to a head; the shadows rise and the water falls, as Dodge approaches the Black Door… with the Omega Key in his possession and nothing left to stand in his way.
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

*Variant Covers:
Gabriel Rodriguez variant cover!

Bullet points:
• The FINAL Locke & Key storyline begun in Welcome to Lovecraft starts HERE!

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The Zaucer of Zilk #2

Zaucer of Zilk #2 (of 2) – Also available digitally!

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Brendan McCarthy & Al Ewing (w) • Brendan McCarthy (a & c)
IDW’s special collaboration with 2000 AD and Rebellion Publishing, The Zaucer of Zilk, concludes here in the second chapter of Brendan McCarthy & Al Ewing’s phantasmagorical psychedelic extravaganza from beyond the fringes of imagination! 30 pages of brilliantly surreal artwork by McCarthy!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Bullet points:
• 30 pages of story and art!

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